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166 DOCUMENTARY FEATURES SUBMITTED FOR 2018 OSCAR® RACE

LOS ANGELES, CA – One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Above and Beyond: NASA’S Journey to Tomorrow” “Active Measures” “Amazing Grace” “American Chaos” “Andy Irons: Kissed by God” “Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion &…

Academy Presents Careers In Film Summit In Los Angeles, London, Atlanta, and New York

Academy Presents Careers In Film Summit In Los Angeles, London, Atlanta, and New York Panel discussions with Academy governors and members, Oscar®-winning and nominated filmmakers, industry professionals live-streamed on Oscars.org for LA event. LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 6, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater…

ACADEMY REVEALS 2018  STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS

ALL WINNING FILMS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR OSCARS®  ACADEMY REVEALS 2018  STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the Student Academy Awards®45th competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,582 entries from 278 domestic and 122 international colleges and universities, which were…

ACADEMY DETERMINES NEW OSCARS® CATEGORY MERITS FURTHER STUDY

ACADEMY DETERMINES NEW OSCARS® CATEGORY MERITS FURTHER STUDY & KEY DATES FOR THE 92ND OSCARS ANNOUNCED LOS ANGELES, CA – While remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars® category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine…

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Linux Foundation Launch the Academy Software Foundation

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Linux Foundation today launched the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF) to provide a neutral forum for open source software developers in the motion picture and broader media industries to share resources and collaborate on technologies for image creation, visual effects, animation and sound. “We are thrilled to partner with…

ACADEMY LAUNCHES ‘GOLD’ DIVERSITY INTERNSHIP ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM THIS SUMMER

ACADEMY LAUNCHES ‘GOLD’ DIVERSITY INTERNSHIP ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM THIS SUMMER ‘Academy Gold’ Adds Four Industry Partners; 26 to Participate in Second Year New Academy Gold Production Track Offered LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from four additional industry partners – AMC Networks, Moving Picture Institute,…

Academy Announces 2018-19 FilmCraft and FilmWatch Grant Recipients

Additional Support Awarded to Film Archives Impacted by Natural Disasters: Cinemateca de Cuba, Permanencia Voluntaria and Archivo de Imagenes en Movimiento LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today recipients of its 2018 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants. In addition to the 51 FilmCraft and FilmWatch…

THE ACADEMY LAUNCHES 2018 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS® COMPETITION Winners Eligible for Oscars®

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2018 Student Academy Awards® competition. All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration. The entry deadline for submissions is Friday, June 1. The U.S. competition is open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students whose films are made within the curricular…

ACADEMY GOLD ENTERS SECOND YEAR WITH 22 ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY PARTNERS

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Academy Gold internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities.  Currently, there are 22 entertainment industry partners, including Annapurna Pictures, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Deluxe, The Walt Disney Company, Dolby Laboratories,…

90TH OSCARS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards® nominations today (January 23) live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed and broadcast media. Haddish and Serkis announced the nominees in…

20 CONTENDERS ADVANCE IN VFX OSCAR® RACE

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Alien: Covenant” “Beauty and the Beast” “Blade Runner 2049 “Dunkirk” ‘‘Ghost in the Shell” “Guardians of…

The 9th Annual Governors Awards by The Academy

Honoree, Charles Burnett

In honor of the 9th Annual Governors Awards, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented last night (11/11) Honorary Awards (Oscar® statuettes) to writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, actor Donald Sutherland and director Agnès Varda, and a Special Award (Oscar statuette) to Alejandro Iñárritu’s “CARNE y ARENA” virtual reality installation. A host of filmmaking’s finest…

ZOEY DEUTCH, GUGU MBATHA-RAW, RODRIGO SANTORO AND VINCEVAUGHN TO PERFORM AT ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS LIVE READ

ZOEY DEUTCH, GUGU MBATHA-RAW, RODRIGO SANTORO AND VINCEVAUGHN TO PERFORM AT ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS LIVE READ LOS ANGELES, CA – Actors Zoey Deutch, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Rodrigo Santoro and Vince Vaughn will perform a live reading of selected scenes from this year’s five winning scripts at the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday,…

Major Gifts to Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Advance Fundraising Campaign Above $300 Million Mark

LOS ANGELES, CA, October 19, 2017 – Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, today announced three major gifts toward the creation of this institution, bringing fundraising to more than $300M, nearly 80 percent of its $388M campaign goal. When it opens in 2019, the Academy Museum will be the world’s premier film museum—located…

2017 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS® – AMBER TAMBLYN, ANDY SERKIS, DEVON FRANKLIN AND JENNIFER YUH NELSON TO PRESENT

AMBER TAMBLYN, ANDY SERKIS, DEVON FRANKLIN AND JENNIFER YUH NELSON TO PRESENT AT 2017 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS® BEVERLY HILLS, CA –Actors Amber Tamblyn and Andy Serkis, producer DeVon Franklin and director Jennifer Yuh Nelson will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 44th Student Academy Awards® onThursday, October 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly…

ACADEMY MUSEUM RECEIVES LANDMARK $50-MILLION GIFT FROM CHERYL AND HAIM SABAN

©Renzo Piano Building Workshop/©A.M.P.A.S./ Images from L’Autre Image ACADEMY MUSEUM RECEIVES LANDMARK $50-MILLION GIFT FROM CHERYL AND HAIM SABAN RON MEYER TO LEAD NEWLY ESTABLISHED MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES Museum Leadership, Curatorial Staff, and Plans for Museum Experience Unveiled LOS ANGELES, CA, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 —   The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announces a landmark donation of $50…

ACADEMY REVEALS 2017 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS

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ACADEMY REVEALS 2017  STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS ALL WINNING FILMS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR OSCARS® https://youtu.be/6mObByApzqY LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 44th Student Academy Awards®competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,587 entries from 267 domestic and 89 international colleges and universities – which were…

John Bailey Elected ACADEMY President

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LOS ANGELES, CA – John Bailey was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 8) by the organization’s Board of Governors. Also elected to officer positions by the Board: Lois Burwell, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee) Kathleen Kennedy, Vice President (chair, Museum Committee) Michael Tronick,…

THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES ANNOUNCES YEAR-LONG RESIDENCY AT METROGRAPH THEATER NEW YORK

THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES ANNOUNCES YEAR-LONG RESIDENCY AT METROGRAPH THEATER NEW YORK NEW YORK, NY – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today a yearlong residency at Metrograph Theaters in New York City, beginning July 24, that will showcase high quality film prints from the Academy Film Archive, home…

‘ACADEMY GOLD’ INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OFFERS EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM ACADEMY MEMBERS AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

‘ACADEMY GOLD’ INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OFFERS EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM ACADEMY MEMBERS AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS ‘Academy Gold’ Adds Four Industry Partners; 20 to Participate in Pilot Year Program Kicks Off with Two-Day Orientation on June 15-16 LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from…

The Academy Launches 2017 Student Academy Awards Competition

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THE ACADEMY LAUNCHES 2017 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS® COMPETITION New Expanded International Eligibility Winners Eligible for Oscars® LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2017 Student Academy Awards® competition. All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration. The entry deadline for submissions is Thursday, June 1. New this year,…